Italian market set to head into Romford

Residents can get a taste of Italy when an authentic Italian food market heads into Romford.

Italia in Piazza is set to return to Romford Town Centre in South Street on Sunday July 1 from 10am to 4pm.

The market is an innovative and authentic Italian food market comprising of a number of mouth-watering stalls offering all the wonderful tastes from Italy, such as parmigiano reggiano, prosciutto, salami, olives, extra virgin olive oils and much more.

There will also be plenty of Italian themed entertainment throughout the day.

Children will have the opportunity to design a venetian carnival mask and design a multicoloured tissue paper venetian stain glass window.


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Italian themed street performers will entertain members of the public with a roving gondola with a gondolier, face painting of the Italian flag, balloon modelling and stilt walkers.

Havering Adult College will be running an Italian quiz for adults and children.

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Children aged 5 to 11 yrs old will be able to have the opportunity to make a pizza to take away compliments of Pizza Express in Romford.

Cabinet Member for Community Empowerment, Councillor Robert Benham, said: “The Italian market is always very popular, the staff are friendly and there’s always a wide variety of products on offer.

“The entertainment adds that extra special experience that you wouldn’t get anywhere else. It’s definitely worth a visit.”

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